'Dumpster Diva' gives forgotten items new life
07/20/2014 03:54 PM EDT
LENOX -- Myla Blum calls herself the Dumpster Diva. While she has an eye for high-end design, she is not above salvaging someone else's idea of trash to create it.
"It breaks my heart when I see chairs and bureaus on the side of the road," Blum said. "I want to gather them all up, bring them home with me and give them new homes -- like puppies with little wet noses."Full Story
Ron Kujawski: Downpours, diseases and pests, oh my!
07/17/2014 01:48 PM EDT - What a week! We've had a plethora -- don't know what that word means, but I like the way it rolls off the tongue -- of pests, development of devastating diseases and a deluge of downpours. Full Story
Mr. Know-It-All: A penny for your dreadful thoughts
07/17/2014 01:45 PM EDT -
Q: At a yard sale, a man seemed very excited as he carried a box of papers to his car. He told his companion that he just purchased more than 100 penny dreadfuls -- well, I think that's what he called them. Are you familiar with the term? -- M.L., Scranton, Pa.Full Story
Berkshire companies find gold in cleaning up dog poop
07/14/2014 10:46 AM EDT -
As the master of a Bernese mountain dog and St. Bernard, I'm constantly in pooper-scooper mode.Full Story
Ron Kujawski: Think about planting in hot weather
07/11/2014 10:25 AM EDT -
With summer well underway, the attention of even the most avid gardener turns to such activities as hiking, golfing, fishing, swimming or simply sitting on the lawn at Tanglewood contemplating the great mysteries of life, such as who put the bop in the bop-she-bop-she-bop.Full Story
Short Answers: Good news -- dating rules don't exist
07/11/2014 10:24 AM EDT - Life is complicated. Short Answers isn't. Full Story
BSkyB to take over Italian, German pay TV networks
LONDON (AP) — London-based satellite broadcaster BSkyB has announced agreements to purchase Sky Italia and 57 percent of Sky Deutschland from 21st Century Fox. Full Story
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Surprise! Justin Bieber in news for his music
The troubled singer releases clips of 11 new tracks on Instagram, hinting at prospect of new album.